Jazz guitarist Ed Stone releases his sophomore CD entitled "Magic Rhythm." This CD was inspired by his first CD "In The Morning Light" which received strong reviews of praise. ContemporaryJazz.com's Jeff Charney said, "I started grooving to the CD right from the start" and "the man can play a mean guitar." Ed's fans where also inspired by his vocals and requested he sing more on his next album.
The new CD, "Magic Rhythm," has five vocals and five instrumentals with one instrumental using the catchy vocal phrase "Got it Together." Stone's music blends improvisational and soulful beats with romantic melodies. Media and radio personalities agree that Stone is very talented and is poised to become a motivating musical force.
Stone's creative musical career began in Seattle, Washington at age 12 and now brings him to Detroit, Michigan, where he makes his home. Stone studied music in college and has played in numerous jazz and top 40 groups. "I always knew I was a musician inside," he said, "The guitar allows me to tell my story in a creative way that moves the listener." Stone wrote, arranged and produced both "Magic Rhythm" and "In The Morning Light."
Also on the new recording are Ron Otis on drums, Al Turner on bass and Mark McGruder on keyboards all making important contributions to "Magic Rhythm."